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July 2011

Joining Forces – Why You Should Get Involved!

Joining Forces Initiative

The call to help military members and their families rings out all across the nation asking Americans to give back to those who serve in our military. Now is your chance to be a part of something big by supporting military personnel and their families through Joining Forces.

ACE has committed to unite fitness professionals around the nation to pledge 1 million hours of fitness training services at no cost to family members of actively deployed National Guard, Reservists and their immediate families by participating in this comprehensive national initiative.

What’s in it for you?

  • Through Joining Forces, you have a rare opportunity to give back to our nation’s men and women in uniform and their families by offering them fitness services at no cost.
  • This is an opportunity for you to continue to grow your client base, as military service members and their immediate families may choose to pay for your services once you’ve fulfilled your pledged hours. In addition, they may refer your services to extended family members and friends.
  • You can earn CECs towards recertification. You may receive up to 0.2 CECs per renewal cycle for public outreach.
  • Go viral! If you pledge at least 2 hours, you will be able to download an online display “badge” to place on your website. You can also post your involvement in this important initiative to your Facebook profile and through your Twitter handle.


Check out the seven ways you can use your Joining Forces outreach to promote yourself.

Wondering how to get involved?

Simply donate your time by providing personal training or small-group training sessions or group fitness classes. As an ACE-certified Professional, you have earned the unique skills and techniques to truly make a difference. Be a part of something big by inspiring, motivating and encouraging our military members and their families to adopt active and healthy lifestyles today!

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